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View of the house and gardens at Eltham Palace, South London.

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Recommended Towns & Villages near Froe

Towan Beach

St Anthony (9 Pictures)

in the county of Cornwall (1.0 miles, 1.7 km)

Pleasant coastal hamlet with a "picture postcard" look. It is situated in south-facing position at the edge of Gillan Creek and is backed by lovely wooded countryside...

St Mawes from Offshore

St Mawes (61 Pictures)

in the county of Cornwall (1.3 miles, 2.0 km, direction W)

St. Mawes is the stuff picture postcards are made of, the sunlight reflecting on the frothy ocean waves, the warm sea breezes, dreamy thatched cottages overlooking the bay...

St Just in Roseland Church

St Just in Roseland (15 Pictures)

in the county of Cornwall (1.8 miles, 2.9 km, direction NW)

This is a little place that is every bit as enchanting as its name...

Mylor, Cornwall. Beautiful Mylor Yacht Harbour near Falmouth in Cornwall

Mylor (1 Pictures)

in the county of Cornwall (3.2 miles, 5.2 km, direction W)

This pretty resort is beautifully situated close to a creek that was once a Royal dockyard, these days it is busy as a yacht anchorage, it is at its most attractive as the waters of high tide gently laps the quay...

The harbour at Falmouth, Cornwall

Falmouth (97 Pictures)

a Seaside Town in the county of Cornwall (3.5 miles, 5.6 km, direction W)

Think of Falmouth and you immediately think of the sparkling sea in a bay alive with busy colourful pleasure and sailing boats all jostling along in bright sunshine. You think.....

Veryan

Veryan (4 Pictures)

in the county of Cornwall (5.1 miles, 8.2 km, direction NE)

Popular Cornish resort in the heart of the beautiful Roseland peninsula, Veryan is a place of strong Cornish traditions which offers it's visitors a genuine welcome...

The harbour at Portloe, Cornwall. One of Cornwall's prettiest coastal villages

Portloe (5 Pictures)

a Picturesque Village in the county of Cornwall (6.0 miles, 9.7 km, direction NE)

"One of the least spoiled and most impressive of Cornish fishing villages" - Sir John Betjeman (famous poet 1906-1984)..

Glendurgan Gardens, in Cornwall.  Tree Heather in flower in March

Mawnan Smith (17 Pictures)

in the county of Cornwall (6.0 miles, 9.7 km, direction SW)

The village is about two miles from the Helford estuary, this offers scope for sailing, watching the wildlife of the area, and lovely riverside and country walks...

Truro, Cornwall

Truro (41 Pictures)

a Historic Market Town in the county of Cornwall (7.7 miles, 12.4 km, direction N)

Truro, today is Cornwall's unofficial capital and adminstrative centre but in the Middle Ages Truro was one of the towns which controlled Cornwall's flourishing tin mining industry...

Hemmick Beach near Boswinger in Cornwall

Boswinger (1 Pictures)

in the county of Cornwall (9.0 miles, 14.5 km, direction NE)

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Gorran Haven

Gorran Haven (21 Pictures)

a Picturesque Village in the county of Cornwall (10.3 miles, 16.6 km, direction NE)

Historically, this beautiful location is said to be the place where Sir Henry Treworth of Bodruggan spurred his horse over the cliffs in 1485...

Villa Green at Gweek Quay

Gweek (13 Pictures)

in the county of Cornwall (10.9 miles, 17.5 km, direction W)

Gweek existed as a thriving port for several hundred years, this fact is evidenced by the Old quays...

At Anchor

Mevagissey (248 Pictures)

a Picturesque Village in the county of Cornwall (11.6 miles, 18.7 km, direction NE)

One of a ribbon of picturesque fishing villages dotting the fabled Cornish coastline. Mevagissey has ancient buildings flanking steep and extremely narrow streets which during.....

Carn Brea Castle, Cornwall, looking Easterly towards Redruth.

Redruth (40 Pictures)

in the county of Cornwall (11.8 miles, 18.9 km, direction NW)

Redruth was formerly the capital of the largest and richest metal mining area in Britain. ..

Pentewan Valley, Cornwall

Pentewan (22 Pictures)

in the county of Cornwall (12.9 miles, 20.8 km, direction NE)

Set amidst enchanting countryside, Pentewan has caravan and camping sites making it a popular resort for families. It has a fine sandy beach which is ideal for beach-games, swimming, fishing and other watersports...

Church Cove

Helston (73 Pictures)

a Historic Market Town in the county of Cornwall (13.4 miles, 21.5 km, direction W)

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South Crofty from Afar

Pool (11 Pictures)

in the county of Cornwall (13.6 miles, 21.8 km, direction NW)

Pool is situated between Cambourne and Redruth in an area that was once the centre of Cornwall's prosperous tin mining industry...

South Crofty Mine Head, Cambourne, Cornwall

Camborne (5 Pictures)

in the county of Cornwall (14.1 miles, 22.7 km, direction W)

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The mine chimney stack.

Trevellas (11 Pictures)

in the county of Cornwall (14.3 miles, 23.0 km, direction NW)

Lovely coastal region lying at the mouth of Trevellas Coombe, a steep valley with stone built tall chimneys and the shell of a derelict engine house still standing as evocative reminders of the old Blue Hills Tin Mine...

Trevaunance Cove

St Agnes (69 Pictures)

in the county of Cornwall (14.3 miles, 23.1 km, direction NW)

Once one of the centers of the cornish tin mining industry, St Agnes is steeped in mining history, with many old engine houses to be seen around the area. The tin from St Agnes is.....

Recommended attractions near Froe

St Mawes Castle - the sea view.

St Mawes Castle (12 Pictures)

(1.6 miles, 2.6 km, direction W)

Built by Henry VIII between 1540-45 due to the threat of invasion from Catholic France and Spain. Built as one of a pair, their.....

St. Anthony's Lighthouse. near Falmouth, England

St Anthony Head (1 Pictures)

(1.7 miles, 2.7 km, direction SW)

One of the world's largest natural harbours...

Pendennis Castle, Pendennis Point, Falmouth, Cornwall

Pendennis Castle (11 Pictures)

(2.8 miles, 4.5 km, direction W)

Built at the side of a naturally deep harbour Pendennis Castle forms one of Henry VIII's coastal defences, built to guard against.....

Greenery

Trebah Garden (14 Pictures)

(7.0 miles, 11.2 km, direction SW)

Trebah Garden occupys one of Cornwall's most dramatic landscapes, set into a beautiful wooded ravine descending towards a private.....

Glendurgan Gardens, in Cornwall.  Tree Heather in flower in March

Glendurgan Garden (23 Pictures)

(7.0 miles, 11.2 km, direction SW)

These beautiful gardens are set on a rising landscape at the side of the Helford River. The gardens, mainly full of exotic trees.....

Truro, Cornwall. Truro Cathedral from the river

Truro Cathedral (23 Pictures)

(7.4 miles, 12.0 km, direction N)

A former 16th-century parish church once stood on the site of this sumptuous cathedral, which was designed by John Loughborough.....

A picture of Trewithen Gardens, near Truro, Cornwall

Trewithen Gardens (24 Pictures)

(9.6 miles, 15.4 km, direction N)

Trewithen is a glorious 18th-century house built by Thomas Edwards and decorated in Rococo style. It forms a backdrop for.....

True love never runs smooth.

The National Seal Sanctuary (13 Pictures)

(10.7 miles, 17.2 km, direction W)

The Seal Sanctuary was set up in 1958 in the small village of St Agnes, in 1974 we moved to Gweek after we needed more space for.....

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World of Model Railways

(11.7 miles, 18.8 km, direction NE)

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Mud Maid in the Lost Garden of Heligan, Cornwall

Lost Gardens of Heligan (148 Pictures)

(11.7 miles, 18.9 km, direction NE)

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A picture of Goonhilly Downs

Goonhilly Downs (8 Pictures)

(12.1 miles, 19.5 km, direction SW)

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Callestock Cider Farm, Penhallow, Cornwall. 1996.

Callestock Cider Farm (5 Pictures)

(12.2 miles, 19.6 km, direction NW)

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Carn Brae, Redruth, Cornwall, on a beautiful clear day

Carn Brae Castle (6 Pictures)

(12.4 miles, 19.9 km, direction NW)

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Cornish Beam Engine, Pool, Cornwall - National Trust

Cornish Mines and Engines (4 Pictures)

(13.2 miles, 21.2 km, direction NW)

This museum set on lonely cliffs far above the swirling Atlantic Ocean is where visitors to the area can learn all about.....

Japanese Garden at Pine Lodge Gardens, St Austell, Cornwall

Pine Lodge Gardens (2 Pictures)

(16.5 miles, 26.5 km, direction NE)

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Eden -  Tropical Biome

The Eden Project (182 Pictures)

(17.6 miles, 28.3 km, direction NE)

This is a joyous celebration of precious plant life established as a millennium project to mark the birth of the 21st century. .....

St. Catherine's Castle, Fowey, Cornwall

St. Catherine's Castle (18 Pictures)

(19.1 miles, 30.7 km, direction NE)

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Godrevy Lighthouse

Godrevy (47 Pictures)

(19.3 miles, 31.1 km, direction W)

This hauntingly beautiful spot was initially made famous by centuries of shipwreck caused by perilous rocks scattered around its.....

St Michaels Mount from the gardens in Marazion

St Michaels Mount (138 Pictures)

(21.6 miles, 34.8 km, direction W)

The priory on St.Michael's mount is dedicated to the Archangel who is believed to have appeared to local fishermen in AD 495. The.....

Restormel Castle.

Restormel Castle (45 Pictures)

(22.1 miles, 35.5 km, direction NE)

Built around 1300, once home to Edward, the Black Prince, the great circular shell-keep survives in good condition and is the.....


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